Tag Archives: sport

  1. Two New National Federations and a New Board Member for 2021 BOA General Assembly

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) is set to welcome two new National Federations to its membership. The membership of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) and the Skateboard Association of Barbados Inc is on the agenda for ratification by members at its 2021 General Assembly, slated for the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, […]

    August 12, 2021CricketNo comments
  2. The early favourites for the Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle

    The Cheltenham Festival is now just a matter of months away, and as the iconic meeting edges ever closer, punters are already starting to study the form guides, examine the odds and are undoubtedly on the lookout for the best Cheltenham offers. Amongst the 15 Grade 1 races, there are a handful of standout encounters, […]

    January 4, 2021Featured, SportsNo comments
  3. Simmons Elected to the Board of PanAm Sports

    The Annual General Assembly of PanAm Sports, the Olympic Body responsible for the Pan American continent, was held virtually via Zoom on Tuesday, December 15 and Wednesday December 16. Elections were held for a new Board of Directors to manage the organization for the period 2020 to 2024. Mr. Neven Ilic of Chile was re-elected […]

    December 21, 2020Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  4. The BOA Celebrates International Men’s Day

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) is joining organisations around the world this Thursday, November 19, to celebrate International Men’s Day. Since 1999, International Men’s Day (IMD) has been celebrated on November 19 every year and is recognised in approximately 80 countries globally. The day is an opportunity to pause and celebrate the diversity of […]

    November 17, 2020AthleticsNo comments
  5. #IDSDP Celebrated with Multi-Sport Rally

    Peace was in the air when the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) and their partners, the U.S. Embassy, UNICEF, the National Sports Council, and the Barbados Lotteries hosted the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) flagship event, the Multi-Sport Rally for community groups at the White Hall Playing Field St. Peter. The […]

    April 20, 2019OlympicsNo comments
  6. Hero Caribbean Premier League considers Barbados as Administrative Hub

    Barbados may soon be the administrative hub for major cricketing tournament the Hero Caribbean Premier League if they can hear or agree on the right numbers. Speaking with in an exclusive interview during the launch of Regus Barbados at 1 Welches Plaza, Damien O’Donohoe the CPL’s Chief Executive Officer says he’s currently in talks […]

    July 10, 2016Cricket, FeaturedNo comments

    Sir Garfield Sobers honoured the Great Muhammad Ali at Lord’s while on his trip to the United Kingdom by ringing the five minute bell. The greatest cricketer the world has ever seen paid tribute to the greatest of all time during day two at the Lords’ cricket grounds. Sir Garry met Ali back in 1966 […]

    June 12, 2016CricketNo comments
  8. FLOW’S TV SERVICES REACH NEW HEIGHTS – Improved Viewing Experience for Customers

    Revolution has a new name, as Flow announced today the rebranding of its cutting-edge Advanced Video Services (AVS) to Horizon from Flow. The rebrand will bring a refreshing upgrade to an already innovative TV product. The Company will roll out Horizon from Flow today in Jamaica and across its other Caribbean markets in the coming […]

    June 5, 2016TechnologyNo comments

    HBO just announced their renewal of Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley and Veep for 2017. Series regulars this season include: Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Aidan Gillen, Diana Rigg, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams and Jonathan Pryce. The executive producers of Game of Thrones are David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, […]

    May 1, 2016Books, CinemaNo comments

    Former British Ladies Rally Champion Shelly Taunt has unfinished business in the Caribbean, after she and co-driver Julie Murphy retired on day one of Sol Rally Barbados last year. The team’s determination to repeat what Taunt describes as “an amazing experience” looked set to be thwarted by a clash of dates, but a perfect solution […]

    February 14, 2016RallyNo comments

    Plans to add taxation to an already levied lottery which subsidises a sporting NGO is creating waves across the athletic community. President of the Barbados Olympic Association, Steve Stoute addressed celebrants and their supporters at Hilton Barbados last night as the BOA acknowledged athletes of the past and present in their annual awards ceremony. Mr […]

    January 17, 2016OlympicsNo comments

    Chris Sinckler’s intention to add taxes to the Barbados Lottery is causing a colleague to be out of step with his proposal and may create further repercussions… When BOA President Steve Stoute mentioned how Government’s intention to place yet another levy on games of chance is in the cards, and can harm their residual revenue […]

    January 17, 2016OlympicsNo comments
  13. Red Bull Global Rallycross Pre-Race Party for island fans

    Island motor sport fans will get the chance to mix and mingle with the stars of the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship when they make the almost 12,000-kilometre round trip to Bushy Park Barbados next month (October 3/4) for the double-header penultimate round of their 2015 campaign. Points leader Ken Block (Hoonigan Racing Division) returns […]

    September 21, 2015RallyNo comments
  14. Hey, Barbados! Rugby returns to the historic Garrison…

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union kicked off their 2015-6 interclub season on Saturday, September 5, 2015 as their four clubs took to the pitch. Things got off to a rocky start for the Renegades as they forfeited their opening match due to lack of players. Last season’s champions, Emperors RFC, faced Tridents RFC in the […]

    September 9, 2015Featured, RugbyNo comments
  15. Bridgetown Market in association with Flow: Wet Jet Fete by Weiser’s!

    Now you can get your games on the go! Download the new Flow Football app for all your live audio BPL games streaming. Get it early and stay on the ball for the August 8 kick off with Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur. Follow all the games and listen to the action as it happens. […]

    July 30, 2015Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  16. Trinis rout Bajans in NACRA Rugby XVs

    On Saturday, March 21, 2015, the Historic Garrison was a veritable hive of activity as the local horse-racing community prepared for their day’s racing, while in the middle of the Savannah, the freshly marked pitch and tents on the sidelines heralded hard-hitting action. Shortly after 10am, the visiting South Shore Anchors, a veterans’ team from […]

    March 23, 2015RugbyNo comments
  17. (N.B. REVISED AGENDA) Kolij – Founder’s Week 2015

    ?Please note that there will no longer be an OHS Extraordinary General Meeting. All are welcome to the launch of the LEGACY PROJECT, during which there will be a question and answer session on how we can advance the mission of the OHS and the welfare of Harrison College. We look forward to seeing you […]

    March 17, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. TO2015 Unveils One-of-a-Kind Medals: A Unique Product of the Americas

    The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) just revealed the competition medals for the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. Athletes from 41 countries and territories across the Americas will compete for 4,283 medals in 825 medal events. The paths of the medals originate at different points across the western hemisphere thanks to […]

    March 5, 2015AthleticsNo comments
  19. CIBC FirstCaribbean supports outstanding sporting achievements

    CIBC FirstCaribbean has contributed to the ongoing development of Barbados’ athletes through its support of two annual awards ceremonies celebrating their achievements. The bank provided funding for the annual awards ceremonies of the National Sports Council (NSC) and the International Shotokan Karate Federation of Barbados (ISKF) which went towards acquiring plaques, trophies or other emblems […]

    February 19, 2015Martial ArtsNo comments
  20. “TRAINWRECK” (Bill Hader, Amy Schumer & LeBron James: Comedy – 2015)

    No contemporary filmmaker has chronicled the messy human experience with the eye and ear of a comedic cultural anthropologist like Judd Apatow. Hits as varied as those he’s directed, like Knocked Up and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and those he’s produced, like Superbad and Bridesmaids, are all unified by their honest, unflinching, comic look at how […]

    February 12, 2015Cinema, Sports, Video GalleryNo comments

    Directed by Peter Segal, Grudge Match (Saturday, February 14th) is a sports comedy about two Pittsburgh boxers, Billy “The Kid” McDonnen (Robert De Niro) and Henry “Razor” Sharp (Sylvester Stallone), who shared a fierce rivalry during the 1980s. Each had two victorious matches, but on the night before their final round, Henry suddenly announced his […]

    January 27, 2015Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  22. The Barbados Polo Club enters the 2015 season

    When the first of three matches against The Villages team from Florida launches the Barbados Polo Club’s 2015 season next Tuesday (January 27), it will mark the start of an exciting new phase in the life of this historic organization. A series of action-packed games will thrill the crowds at Holders Polo Field, while the […]

    January 25, 2015PoloNo comments
  23. ANNIVERSARY SHAKE-UP FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS: Motor sport winners at National Sports Council Awards

    The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) is determined to make Sol Rally Barbados 2015 an occasion worthy of the 25th Anniversary of the Club’s first International All-Stage Rally. Changes to the structure of the event, enhancements to the social programme and the return of the Sunday Cup all look set to help fulfill that goal. Rally […]

    January 25, 2015RallyNo comments

    The trio will join a host of top class T20 stars from the West Indies and International players including South African all-rounder, Jacques Kallis, for the third staging of the “Biggest Party in Sport“. Since its inception in 2013, the Caribbean Premier League has reignited cricket in the Caribbean, packing stadiums across the region and […]

    December 24, 2014Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Team Barbados wins inaugural ROC Caribbean

    On a landmark weekend for regional motor sport, in which some of the Caribbean’s best drivers are enjoying a chance to mix with champions from around the world, the home team of Rhett Watson and Dane Skeete won the inaugural ROC Caribbean at Bushy Park Barbados on Saturday, just hours after fighting their way to […]

    December 14, 2014Rally1 comment